Hammers make signing priorities clear

West Ham have no interest in signing new midfielders during the summer transfer window. The club has been linked with various names in that area of the pitch – notably Manchester City veteran Yaya Toure but the club has made it clear to ClaretandHugh it is happy with its resources in that area. And in what […]

Frustrated Hammers still waiting for a price

West Ham have again confirmed their interest in Manchester City’s Kelechi Iheanacho but the possibility of signing the young Nigerian remains some way off. Rumours have arisen that the player has been on his way to London for a medical after reports arose on Sky Sports and the internet. But they are wide of the […]

Zaba snubbed Euro and PL interest to join Irons

Pablo Zabaletta passed on offers from Italy and interest from Spain and England  to join the Hammers. And in his first serious interview since arriving at the club he declared: ” I expressed myself to them that to keep playing in the Premier League was a priority. I love the Premier League so much. Of course […]

Bilic looking for game changers

Slaven Bilic has revealed that he needs “game changers” added to the squad and will remain in regular contact with co chairman David Sullivan from his Croatian home during the summer break. Speaking ahead of his hospital visit for hip surgery  he said: “We need quality players. Of course you always need quality players but […]

CandH exclusive: Iheanacho update

Exclusive by Hugh Southon Manchester City are playing serious hardball with West Ham as they bid to bring Kelechi Iheanacho to the London Stadium this summer. Reports arose on Sky Sports that the player will undergo a medical to finalise the transfer after City accepted a £24 million bid from the club. But a senior source at […]

Sullivan works day and night to land his man

David Sullivan has hailed the arrival of Pablo Zabaletta dubbing the Manchester City cult hero “a supreme professional.” The co chairman has been working day and night to nail down the deal and said: “I have been working on this solid for the last ten days since Manchester City gave us permission to speak to the […]

Great signing – now let’s find those strikers

Welcome Pablo Zabaletta – Argentine right back, still a top defender and from all my Manchester mates tell me, a great bloke. Yeah of course there will be the moaners who reckon he’s coming to us too late and already I hear the “arriving at the end of his career” grumbles. Not many players get […]

Hammers hope Zab can help land striker target

WEST HAM are continuing to hope that Pablo Zabaleta can help them in their bid to bring City striker Kelechi Iheanacho to the London Stadium. With just a few details remaining to be tied up between the Manchester City right back and the Hammers it looks near certain the Argentinian will join the club. He […]

Irons reveal 2017-18 away kit

The Irons have revealed the Club’s striking new away kit for next season. The new design will see the Hammers take to the pitch in style in a Black and Bluefish strip, stating the Club’s intention to make their mark on the Premier League next season. Skipper Mark Noble commented: “It’s a really smart kit! I […]

Deal or no deal for Slaven – the jury remains out

Deal or no deal for Slaven – the jury remains out

When Slaven Bilic signed for West Ham in June 2015 on a three-year contract, excitement was high at the club. The former Croatia boss had been linked with a number of big sides in Europe so for the Hammers to secure his services was seen by many as a coup. He took us to seventh […]